The contact details below are for journalists and other media professionals.
Auckland Council media contacts
Auckland Emergency Management
During an emergency response or civil defence emergency, the Public Information Management (PIM) duty phone will be activated. Please phone 021 837 176 to speak to the PIM duty manager.
At all other times, for general Auckland Emergency Management inquiries, please contact the Auckland Council media team.
Office of the Mayor
Director of Communications & External Relations
Phone: 021 823 936
Auckland Council media team
Please direct your media query to the contact listed below.
If you are unsure, or your query doesn't fit into one of the categories, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have an emergency query between 5pm Friday and 8.30am Monday, phone the on-call number on 021 199 00 55.
Please note that only media queries relating to time-sensitive issues will be managed over the weekend and others will be responded to on Monday.
These contact details are for use by members of the media only. If you are a member of the public, please contact the Auckland Council call centre on 09 301 0101.
Michael Smith, Media Relations Manager
Phone: 021 538 940
- Biosecurity & Biodiversity
- Governance (including Advisory Panels)
- Pools & Leisure
Kate Palmer, Senior Media Adviser
Phone: 021 721 465
- Building Control
- Climate Change
- Healthy Waters (including Safeswim)
- Resource Consents
Sam Baxter, Media Adviser
Phone: 021 718 665
- Animal Management
- Emergency Management
- Licencing & Regulatory Compliance (including Bylaws, Food Grading and Noise Control)
- Waste Solutions
Brendan Manning, Media Adviser
Phone: 021 806 370
- Arts, Community & Events
- Community Facilities
- Engineering (including Coastal Management)
- Finance (including Procurement, Treasury, Corporate Property and ICT)
CCO media contacts
Media Relations Manager
Phone: 021 817 995
Media Adviser - Public Transport
Phone: 021 531 051
Senior Media Adviser - Walking, Cycling and Road Safety
Phone: 021 907 642
Communications and Public Affairs Manager
Phone: 021 593 412
Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development
Screen, film, investment, tripartite and corporate enquiries
Phone: 021 829 741
Business growth, innovation, skills
Phone: 021 827 046
Phone; 021 986 710
Tourism, Auckland Convention Bureau, iSITEs
Phone: 022 026 1130
Panuku Development Auckland
Senior Communications and Marketing Adviser
Phone: 022 370 1756
Regional Facilities Auckland
External relations director
Phone: 021 532 920
Phone: 022 011 2836